Restaurants at the Jersey Shore in NJ



The restaurants at the Jersey Shore are one of the most popular reasons to visit, and staying at the Tandem Bike Inn puts you in the heart of Belmar’s and other Jersey Shore towns’ vibrant food scenes. Whether you crave a casual bite or a fine dining experience, you’ll find the perfect spot steps away. From pizza, bagels, seafood, and Italian Ice to diners, vegetarian, and everything in between, there are many famous and iconic Jersey Shore restaurants near our boutique Inn to try.

Go on a delicious journey through Belmar and the neighboring Jersey Shore towns with Tandem Bike Inn as your culinary compass! Spice up your stay with a dash of flavor, a pinch of adventure, and a whole lot of tasty memories waiting to be made. These restaurants below are just a taste of what Belmar and close by shore towns have to offer. Feel free to ask us for our personalized recommendations and book your room today!

St Stephens Green Publick House

St. Stephen’s Green
Pub House

St. Stephen’s Green is a fantastic Irish pub and restaurant known for authentic Irish fare, friendly staff, live music and cozy Irish atmosphere. It is one of the leading restaurants in Spring Lake in Monmouth County New Jersey.

2031 Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
(732) 449-2626 |

beach haus brewery belmar nj

Beach Haus Brewery

Walking distance from the Tandem Bike Inn, Beach Haus Brewery is a great place to try lots of craft ales, beers and food. Fans of fruit beers will enjoy this 2 story brewery that also gives tours and has views of Belmar’s Main Street. They also have live music. Don’t miss this place!

801 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 449-2626 |

brandl restaurant belmar


If you are looking for a high-quality, classy steak house, Brandl’s your place. Chef Chris Brandl opened in 2002 and it’s one of the best restaurants on the Jersey Shore. They also have live Jazz music on Friday nights. Brandl is only a 2-3 minute walk from the Tandem Bike Inn.

703 Belmar Plaza, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 280-7501 |

10th avenue burrito belmar

10th Avenue Burrito

Fresh-Mexi-Cali menu, tequila selections, and live music make 10th Ave Burrito, in Belmar, the locals’ hangout. They were featured on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”. Habanero Pineapple Margaritas, homemade chips, and fresh mashed guac make this a great place for vegans.

801 Belmar Plaza, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 280-1515 |

marina grill belmar  restaurant

Marina Grill

Just minutes away from the Tandem Bike Inn, you’ll find Marina Grille, a popular restaurant that’s open year-round. Whether you arrive by boat or on foot, you can enjoy breathtaking waterfront views, sunsets, live music, mini-golf, a tiki bar, and ample outdoor seating on their huge deck. 

905 NJ-35, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 894-3211 |

mr greek belmar restaurant

Mr. Greek

Traditional Greek and Mediterranean cuisine moments away from Tandem Bike Hotel. Healthy and yummy, Mr. Greek is a great option for a quick bite. They have  falafel, wraps, pita wraps, gyros, and salads. Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, they even have a secret special menu found on the website.

821 Belmar Plaza, Belmar, NJ 07719
(848) 404-9633 |

del ponte's pizza restaurant

Del Ponte’s Coal Fired Pizza

This pizza is something you need in your life. You didn’t know you needed it, but once you taste that first bite, you’ll understand why NJ is one of the top states for the art of pizza. You may even start looking for a new house so you can live close by. After you’re done demolishing the pie, hit the bakery next door.

600 Main St, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
(732) 869-0070 |

del pontes bakery restaurant

Del Ponte’s Bakery

If you are a sweet treats fan, this is your happy place. Del Ponte’s Bakery is a magical place where people from all over travel to. They have a HUGE selection of Italian cookies and cakes including Black and whites, rainbow cookies, butter cookies, turnovers, tiramisu, crumb cake, biscotti, and fresh bread.

600 Main St, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
(732) 869-1111 |

flames brazilian steakhouse restaurant belmar

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse

Flames is a very well-known Brazilian Steakhouse, located less than one minute from the Tandem Bike boutique hotel. It is an all-you-can-eat experience featuring a large variety of beef, chicken, pork & lamb, served table-side. Flames Brazilian Steakhouse also has a gourmet salad bar. Make sure to go here hungry!

1000 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 749-3025 |

playa bowls belmar

Playa Bowls

Feeling in a healthy mood? Playa Bowls is one of the rare chains on the Shore. Playa Bowls isn’t a restaurant, but it’s the place to go for smoothies, fruit bowls with Acai, juices and cold brew coffee. The flagship location is walking distance from the Inn and across from the beach on Ocean Avenue.

1607 Ocean Ave, Belmar, NJ, 07719
(732) 556-6897 |

hoffman's ice cream

Hoffman’s Ice Cream

Recognized throughout NJ, Hoffman’s Ice Cream is awesome! Made with only the freshest ingredients, they were featured on Man vs Food. With flavors like lavender honey, salty shipwreck, strawberry bon bon, and lemon pie, go get your homemade Ice Cream fix after dinner at Hoffman’s!

569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
(732) 974-2253 |

turnstile coffee roasters restaurant

Turnstile Coffee Roasters

Turnstile Coffee Roasters is a Belmar, New Jersey specialty coffee roaster and rustic-chic coffeehouse featuring beans roasted on-site, espresso drinks & cold brew on tap. Turnstile Coffee Roasters is for coffee and espresso connoisseurs that are looking for the perfect hot cup o’ Joe!

1607 Highway 71, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 894-9012 |

kaya's kitchen restaurant in belmar nj

Kaya’s Kitchen

Just a 30 second walk from Tandem Bike Inn, you’ll find NJ’s #1 authentic vegan restaurant. Besides the eclectic vegetarian menu and juice-smoothie bar, they have live music some nights (make sure to check the calendar). They don’t serve alcohol but you can BYOB at this restaurant at the Jersey Shore.

1000 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 280-1141 |

coney waffle ice cream in belmar nj

Coney Waffle

One of the best things about living in Belmar, the world-famous food.
Coney Waffle is on that list for their over the top creations, ridiculously good ice cream, ice cream cakes, fudge, and other scrump-diddly-icious treats. They also have a cakery located behind the building.

801 Main St #1D, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 556-6951 |

anchor tavern restaurant belmar

Anchor Tavern

Located in the heart of downtown Belmar, close to the Tandem Bike Inn, Anchor Tavern is a popular and hip hangout with a large bar. They have lots of TVs and they are open late. Anchor is the perfect beach town tavern, best known for its rotisserie chicken, late-night bites, live music, and outdoor bar. 

713 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 280-2266 |

klein's fish market belmar restaurant

Klein’s Fish Market

Another famous restaurant in Belmar, Klein’s is a longtime seafood restaurant and market with a sushi bar, tiki bar, deck with river views and live music. Open year round and closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. This is one of the most popular restaurants at the Jersey Shore

708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-1177 |

pete and eldas restaurant

Pete & Elda’s

Veteran pizzeria & bar serving thin-crust pies, pasta & sandwiches in a bustling, no-frills setting. Be prepared to wait as it is very crowded. After eating the food at Pete & Elda’s, especially the revered thin-crust pies, you’ll know why it’s packed.

96 Woodland Ave, Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 774-6010 |

strollo's italian ice in belmar

Strollo’s Italian Ice

Belmar New Jersey is lucky to be the home to longtime, family-owned Strollo’s Italian Ice. The homemade Italian ices, ice cream & fro-yo are SO delicious and refreshing. Long lines on hot days, but we think it’s worth it. This is what the Jersey Shore is all about!

501 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
(732) 681-6147 | strollos-italian-ice